The U.S. and Europe said they are preparing to impose tit-for-tat tariffs as part of a long dispute over aerospace subsidies.
The president is not only reading the markets as a daily measure of his success, he is also shaping policy to keep prices high.
China, whose initial enthusiasm about cryptocurrencies has waned, may order its local governments not to support the industry.
An annual European Union meeting with China is beset by new worries about Beijing’s ambitions and practices, market barriers and industrial espionage.
Plus, the latest news on Boeing’s plane troubles, and more Brexit angst.
An agreement to schedule a meeting would suggest both sides are eager to come to a compromise that would end months of tensions between the countries.
President Trump has repeatedly promised to close the border over illegal immigration and drug smuggling, a decision that would have severe economic consequences.
When a trade deal is reached, President Trump may hail it as a triumph. But other big problems need attention.
A slump in exports raises questions about how effective Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s economic policies would have been without Chinese help.
A trade deal could result in China promising to buy hundreds of billions of dollars of American products. It could further cement Beijing’s role in the economy.